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in american history. tomorrow, we'll open another. it's a story that continues to hold us in awe a government of the people by the people for the people. we come from factory and farm, from foreign lands where freedom in america are seen as in exorablely linked. we are connected in all manner of ways unseen. there will come a moment tomorrow between anxious and celebration, between hope and despair where this country will do something so rare and special that history has no precedent against measure it. it will once again defer to the will of the people who will freely choose who they shall be governed by and our remarkable story will continue. >> the fight is as old as this country itself, the battle for that most basic right of every american, the right to vote. the most contentious battles are waged in the swing states of ohio and florida. in miami this weekend voters waited up to nine hours to cast in person absentee ballots only to have election officials shut down the polls because they claimed not enough have resources or staff to be able to complete the job. one voter shut out after w
it, and we must stop it. >> michael shure will join us with more later in the show. first joining us to talk voter suppression and issues we've seen, congress wham sheila jackson, democratic from texas. thank you for joining our show. >> eliot, thank you. it's a pleasure to be with you this evening. >> you had a rally today about voter suppression. tell us what the issues are and what you see. we've had some successes in the courts. tell us how this has played out over the last several months. >> thank goodness, we've had some victories and they will play out in our election on the final election day the election day tomorrow november 6, for example, ohio just went to court to insist on these last two days of early vote, saturday and sunday. i just came back from ohio with my colleague the congressional black caucus and our emphasis was one vote, one person, your vote is precious but the idea of how exciting it was to see people be able to vote this past saturday and sunday, and i think the point should be made to vote is not to commit fraud. to vote is not to commit a felony. that's
're going to stop it, and we must stop it. >> eliot: michael shure will join us with more later in the show. but first to talk voter suppression and some of the issues we've seen in the polls congresswoman sheila jackson lee, thank you for joining our show. >> eliot, thank you so much. it's a pleasure to be with you this evening. >> eliot: now, you had a rally today about voter suppression. tell us why, what the issues still are, and where you see this issue. we've seen some successes in the courts, but tell us how this issue has played out over the past several months? >> well, thank goodness we've had some victories and those victories will play out in our election on the final election day, the election day tomorrow, november 6th. for example ohio just went to court to insist on these last two days of early vote, saturday and sunday, and i just came back from ohio with my colleague in the congressional caucus, and the emphasis was one vote, one person the vote is precious. the idea of how exciting was to see people ebb able to vote this past saturday and sunday. the point should be made
it one more push today here on the "full court press." good to have you with us but let's start out with all of the latest this election day from lisa ferguson. today's current news update. she's standing by in los angeles. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill, good morning everyone. kind of hard to believe it's finally here but today is the day. more than a year of campaigning and billions of dollars spent on this election. and now it's all up to you. president obama is officially off the trail. he held an emotional final rally in iowa last night. where he got a little teary eyed in the state that started it all. >> but iowa, we're here tonight because we've got more work to do. we're not done yet on this journey. we've got more road to travel. >> today, the president is keeping his election day tradition of shooting some hoops then he holds his election night rally in chicago. mayor romney though is not calling it quits just yet. he starts the day off by voting in belmont massachusetts. then it is on to eve
plastic table for us. >> stephanie: shine that up for us. >> i am, i'm windexing that puppy. >> stephanie: i'm feeling happy clappy, how are you? >> i feel good. once you personally vote, i'll feel better. >> stephanie: once i have my sticker all will be right for the world. i'll be wearing my sticker and nothing else for the show today because i need to win the tart-off. >> can we get you two stickers? >> mitt and ann romney have voted. romney says he feels very, very good about his chances overall and great about ohio. he is now taking off for cleveland and pittsburgh. plenty of resources on line if you're still not entirely sure where you can vote today and when. one of the easiest and most fun is the google doodle. the company changes its logo for special occasions. click on a ballot, it takes you to a page to enter your address to find your polling place. the wall street currently has a site called what time do the polls close.com and has the opening times for all 50 states and washington d.c. voting is easier in some states than others, both for procedural reasons and logical reason
wisconsin. we'll win this election. we'll finish what we started. we'll renew the bond that binds us together. we'll reaffirm the spirit that makes the united states of america the greatest nation on earth. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. >> cenk: he sounds like he's in round 12. but all of a sudden in the national polls, which romney had been leading the popular vote switched around. president bush now up 48%-47%. this thing is so close and it's within the margin of error. you don't know who is going to win the popular vote. there are several polls showing. >> obama: takingobama taking the popular vote. there are four states to look out for and it's owin. ohio wisconsin iowa, and nevada, and it spells out owin. this is a combination of polls up by five in ohio and comfortably in other states. he only needs iowa o nevada, just so you know. so when you look at the combination of polls nate silver is the guy who combines them and does an unique brand of analysis that has been very accurate in the past. he has 49 out of 50 states right in the last presidential ele
's coming to us from wilmington. thank you for joining us. >> the best clip of the entire convention was yours governor. i haven't gotten to praise you on your speech, it was phenomenal. >> second only to your dad and you, that was an awesome and moving moment that you guys encountered there and that we all were witness to. obviously delaware's attorney general, and as attorney general in general the issue of voters suppression, which is really hot on our list of topics today is really big. this is not an issue in delaware, i assume. that. >> it's not. as of now we don't have any reports of any issues and we have lawyers as you know as a former attorney general you deploy lawyers across the state. which we're in the process of doing to represent the state and our commissioner of elections. we have no problems, knock on wood here in delaware. >> i know you must be worried like i am a all of these efforts especially that we saw this weekend, today ohio and florida to voter suppression could be widespread enough that it might swing the election in favor of mitt romney. are you concerned
's groups and said can you help us find folks and they brought us binders full of women. under president obama we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs. there is only one president that i know of in this country that robbed medicare $716 billion. i put an op ed in the paper and said absolutely not don't write a check for $50 billion. in these documents, a goth r government bail-out check was cashed by none other than romney. this under his presidency, the rate of new regulation introduction tripled. >> i will not have a plan that lowers share paid by higher income folks or raises tax on millions of americans. 47% believe they're victims who believe that the government has the responsibility to care for them. if you look at all the businesses we invested in, over 100 different businesses, they added tens of thousands of jobs. i know that i pay a very substantial amount of taxes and every year since the beginning of my career, as far as i can recall. >> i love that "as far as i can recall see line. here he is in cleveland ohio. >> -- to drill on federal lands and federal waters --
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